More Evidence Smog May Increase Stroke Risk

[ad_1] By Steven ReinbergHealthDay reporter WEDNESDAY, Feb. 17, 2016 (HealthDay News) – As air pollution levels rise, so does the risk of stroke, suggests a new study. The researchers used data from the United States and China. These two countries are the largest producers of greenhouse gases in the world …

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From mild COVID-19 to heart failure in 4 weeks – to 20 years

[ad_1] Madeline Neville did her best to avoid catching COVID-19 while attending Temple University in Philadelphia. In late October, she was visiting her parents near Scranton, Pa., When she learned that one of her roommates had been exposed to the virus. Madeline panicked, realizing that if the coronavirus had been …

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Screens, HPV vaccine less beneficial in older women

[ad_1] Latest news on sexual health THURSDAY, Feb. 18 (HealthDay News) – As women age, they receive fewer benefits from frequent human papillomavirus (HPV) screening and vaccinations to prevent the virus, new research shows. Although infection with certain types of HPV can lead to cervical cancer, there is a vaccine …

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1 in 4 breast cancer lumpectomy requires follow-up surgery

[ad_1] By Kathleen DohenyHealthDay reporter WEDNESDAY, Feb. 17, 2016 (HealthDay News) – Women with early-stage breast cancer who opt for breast-conserving surgery known as lumpectomy have a one in four chance of needing a second operation within 90 days, the researchers report. “The chances of getting a second surgery have …

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Virus cases resume after big global drop

[ad_1] The virus has picked up speed over the past week in all regions of the world except Africa, after a month in which new cases of COVID-19 fell by half, according to AFP data. Here is the current state of affairs in the world: Case up six percent The …

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Dogs and children are ‘in sync’, study finds

[ad_1] THURSDAY February 25, 2021 (HealthDay News) It’s a picture as heartwarming as any: young children laughing as the family dog ​​climbs up and licks their faces. But new research suggests the tie may be more than just fun. “The good news is that this study suggests that dogs pay …

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The device helps children with unilateral deafness

[ad_1] THURSDAY, Feb. 18 (HealthDay News) – Bone-anchored hearing aids significantly improve hearing in children and adolescents with single-sided deafness, according to a new study. Between 0.1% and 3% of children suffer from deafness on one side, which is often associated with poor academic performance, learning difficulties and behavioral problems. …

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